A Tale of Two Concessionaires: A Natural Experiment of Water Privatisation in Metro Manila

@article{Wu2008ATO,
  title={A Tale of Two Concessionaires: A Natural Experiment of Water Privatisation in Metro Manila},
  author={Xun Wu and Nepomuceno A. Malaluan},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={45},
  pages={207 - 229}
}
  • Xun Wu, Nepomuceno A. Malaluan
  • Published 2008
  • Urban Studies
  • In February 1997, Maynilad Water Services, Inc. and the Manila Water Company, Inc. were awarded concession contracts from Manila's Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and split between them the service areas in Metro Manila. In the years thereafter, the paths taken by the two concessionaires diverged dramatically: Maynilad became bankrupt and was turned over to MWSS, whereas Manila Water has prospered and is now a listed company in the Philippine Stock Exchange. The co-existence… CONTINUE READING
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